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Content 9 FEB 2024

Magic Light’ "Tabby McTat" Christmas special was watched by 8.6 million viewers

9 FEB 2024
The animated special based on the books by Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler, was shown on BBC One and BBC iPlayer across the festive period in the UK.

Interviews 7 FEB 2024

The Magic Light welcomes "Tabby Mctat," a massive hit in the UK

7 FEB 2024
Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler's book about a busker and his beloved cat was a smash hit, with 3.4 million live viewers during its live premiere. Muriel Thomas, Director of International Distribution at Magic Light, explains the global potential of this IP.

Content 1 DEC 2023

Magic Light anticipates Tabby McTat's trailer and Christmas idents for BBC One

1 DEC 2023
Christmas animated adventure film stars Rob Brydon; Ṣọpẹ́ Dìrísú; Cariad Lloyd; Joanna Scanlan; Jodie Whittaker; Susan Wokoma.

Content 12 OCT 2023

The BBC and Magic Light Pictures unveil animated project, "Tabby McTat"

12 OCT 2023
The film, for BBC One and BBC iPlayer, is adapted from the successful picture book written by Julia Donaldson and illustrated by Axel Scheffler.

Content 3 OCT 2023

Macmillan Children’s Books and Magic Light celebrate “The Gruffalo” anniversary

3 OCT 2023
Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler’s modern classic story picture book will turn 25 next year and it will be full programme of birthday publishing, partnerships and nationwide events.